AUGUST POLL 

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Question:

What do you think would reverse the growing overweight problem in children and teens?
             (vote for one)

  A national leader like the president or prime minister saying: 
    " We are eating ourselves to death and killing our kids."


 
Parents realizing that their kids will have shorter lives, stop-
    ping their own overeating, and being role models for their kids.

  Same approach as with smoking - tax junk food, make junk food
    sale to kids illegal, require warning labels for junk food.


Comments/Other:

  


Are you worried about overweight shortening your life?  yes  no
 

Age     Height     Weight (lb  kg)   female  male

                                     (1 stone = 14 pounds)
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